Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sports

Byron High School boys soccer team had a busy week, playing Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights and going 2-1 through the string.  First up was a game Monday night in Red Wing and was highlighted by Junior Liam Schick scoring all four goals in a 4-1 win. Schick got his first one 4 minutes in,...
The Byron and Kasson-Mantorville/Triton cross country teams competed in the Rochester Mayo Invite 2022, on Thursday, September 15, at Eastwood Golf Course. Byron Girls 2.X Mile Run): 45 Taylor Matter, 20:54.97; 52 Kailey Schneider, 21:03.97; 79 Michaela Hamilton, 21:55.27; 85 Kylea Garas, 22:11.57...
Photo by Vanderpool Studios Byron senior Carter Geerts, #52, tackles a Winona pleyer in last Friday’s Homecoming game.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. That was Byron Coach Ben Halder’s thought on Friday, September 16, in his team’s Homecoming battle on the gridiron with Winona. After scoring in overtime, the Bears went for the win, but the ensuing two-point conversion attempt was thwarted, as the Winhawks handed...
Byron’s girls soccer team defeated Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 3-0, on Thursday, September 15. Byron: Taylor Finney, 1 goal; Paige Halder, 1 goal, 2 assists; Ashlyn Rogne, 1 goal; Goalie Cadence Loughran had 2 saves. Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa goalie Annika Organ had 11 saves. KoMets soccer...
Photo by Vanderpool Studios Byron freshman Ella Nelson sets the ball to her sister, junior Alexis Nelson.
The Lady Bears split the week on the court, losing, 0-3, to Stewartville on Tuesday, September 13, and defeating Goodhue, 3-2, on Thursday, September 15. Stewie Match: set scores were 16-25; 17-25, and 21-25. Byron Stats: Gabby Cornejo, 3 digs; Kailani Schroeder, 13 assists, 6 digs; Gabrielle...
Byron High School’s 14th annual Hall of Fame induction will take place on Saturday October 8.  The 2022 inductees will be introduced at half time of the Byron vs Red Wing football game. This game will start at noon. There will be a formal induction of the 2022 class in the high school commons in...
The 66th anniversary season of racing action came to a conclusion Friday at Chateau Speedway in Lansing.  While the track will be used by SMP Promotions a couple times this fall yet for a pair of Enduros, the regular classes of cars saw their final laps last weekend. The action saw four of the...
Photos by Karen M. Jorgensen It was an exciting week for Byron Bears last week as they celebrated Homecoming, culminating in the Friday night game against Winona. Top, the Bears football team accepted the cheers of the crowd as they rode in the Homecoming parade. Middle photos, the band, the...
Photos by Karen M. Jorgensen Top, the Homecoming queen crown was placed on the head of Makana Schroeder during the Friday pepfest. Second row left, fans fueled up before the game at the Byron Bears food truck; right the Homecoming court posed for a picture after the pepfest. Third row left, there...
A matchup between last season’s Section 1 Class AA #1 seed Winona and #2 Seed Byron could not be decided after 80 minutes of regulation time and two 5-minute overtimes on Thursday, September 6. In a very evenly matched, hard-played contest, Byron out shot Winona 20-10, but that did not translate to...

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